16 Verandahs over Public Places
16 VERANDAHS OVER PUBLIC PLACES
This section is made pursuant to Section 145 of the Local Government Act 2002.
16.1 Property owners of any verandahs over public places must ensure that verandahs are maintained in reasonable condition and must meet any standard or regulation required by any statute.
16.2 Storm water from all verandahs must be collected in gutters and down pipes and disposed of into or onto stormwater drains or channels. No stormwater shall be allowed to trip or run onto footpaths under any verandah.
16.3 Verandahs that occupy the public (Council) air space above public footpaths and are constructed or modified, with appropriate consents, for the purpose of occupation by a person or persons for recreation, al fresco or similar purpose shall first obtain an air space licence from Council.
16.4 Council reserves the right to remove any sign on any verandah advertising a business no longer operating at the site. Any costs incurred will be recovered from the building owner as a debt.